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    I should clarify that 'they' meant the group;...

    I should clarify that 'they' meant the group; developer, developer's consultants, City, City's consultants and Plan Commission. They were all on the same team that night, all promoted the project...
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    They did publicly identify the library, street...

    They did publicly identify the library, street and commuter lots as parking alternatives for this building.

    They will need it.

    Indoor spaces will incur an additional and optional monthly...
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    Interesting meeting. There must have been a lot...

    Interesting meeting. There must have been a lot of raw nerves after Giesche as Plan Commission pre-emptively seemed a bit testy with the public with lots of warnings and admonitions from start to...
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    I cannot recall ever hearing a GECBP candidate...

    I cannot recall ever hearing a GECBP candidate for Trustee take a public position, as candidate, on any Village issue before the party town hall, nor have I ever seen a GECBP candidate debate, or...
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    Do you two support regulating development? If...

    Do you two support regulating development?

    If you do could you be so kind as to point out a couple of comparable communities whose development we should seek to emulate? And a couple of...
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    Asking developers to follow the law should never...

    Asking developers to follow the law should never be controversial.

    What makes this request for an even bigger, taller building than the law allows (and an exception to the parking required to...
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    The developer is building more than the land he...

    The developer is building more than the land he owns can support. He is required to have more parking than his lot will hold.

    The reason for this is that his building is also too big and won't...
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    Yes, Shapiro is. Personally I'd be rather...

    Yes, Shapiro is.

    Personally I'd be rather uncomfortable if my litigator was also teaching an equal project how to get forced through.

    No doubt the Prospect developer is coaching the City on...
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    The out of town litigator that beat Glen Ellyn in...

    The out of town litigator that beat Glen Ellyn in the 5 Corners Gas Station lawsuit is now advising the Village indirectly as the Prospect developer's counsel against the neighbors.

    I guess the 2...
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    There are several entities now employing land use...

    There are several entities now employing land use attorneys. My title query simply questions whether these will develop into a lawsuit, quote, "Another development lawsuit @ Prospect?"

    It is a...
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    Massive edifice. With limited parking. ...

    Massive edifice. With limited parking.

    Apparently, with absolutely no evidence that this is occurring anywhere in Glen Ellyn, the Village thinks people have suddenly stopped driving in the...
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    It's the 1016th daily anniversary of his passing....

    It's the 1016th daily anniversary of his passing. 1016 is also the year the Danes invaded Britain creating the Anglo-Saxon world.

    Coincidence?
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    Handing Illinois House members $3M and state...

    Handing Illinois House members $3M and state Senators $6M to spend as they please is never a priority.

    The state can't pay its bills, and now the Democrats pig out on buying personal shiny things...
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    Another development lawsuit @ Prospect?

    It looks like the developer of the cityscape proposed at Prospect has been walking over the neighbors.

    I think there may be multiple groups just abutting this project with lawyers now.

    I...
  15. Thread: Fair Tax?

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    I'm not sure how Medicare fits in to that. A...

    I'm not sure how Medicare fits in to that.

    A bigger concern is the Democrat's increasing effort to draw what little money that does circulate in our poorer communities out.

    I don't think slot...
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    Chicago will now pay 99 cents a gallon tax, and...

    Chicago will now pay 99 cents a gallon tax, and we're not far behind.

    Couple that with the near doubling over the last few years of registration, plus the draconian fines for traffic offenses...
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    I can't believe you are just now cutting the cord.

    I can't believe you are just now cutting the cord.
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    Ok. Let me put it this way. If you cancel your...

    Ok. Let me put it this way.

    If you cancel your service with Comcast, is your cable bill zero?

    No. Your Comcast bill is zero.

    Your cable bill will only be zero if you eliminate the item...
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    The net effect is over one million dollars in new...

    The net effect is over one million dollars in new expenditures.

    This will be in addition to the spending on the new hires that replace each and every one of those retiring or leaving who you...
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    You're zeroing out people that are retiring or...

    You're zeroing out people that are retiring or leaving. This is not the same as positions eliminated.

    So, is it "zero" because no one occupies a soon to be vacated position...or is it truly zero...
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    Good of you to correct the board's official...

    Good of you to correct the board's official documents.

    Do you have a timeline of when the board itself will publish your correction?
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    Remember Joe the Camel? He was accused of making...

    Remember Joe the Camel? He was accused of making smoking appealing to teenagers. There was an expensive lawsuit paid out and he was withdrawn.

    Well, with that in mind, who's the target audience...
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    This looks like it had nothing at all to do with...

    This looks like it had nothing at all to do with neighborhood beautification, this is someone's way to spend village money to further their personal goals. Not even fake consideration was given to a...
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    All you need is "$100,000 application fee", plus...

    All you need is "$100,000 application fee", plus a "Cannabis Business Development Fee, either 5 percent of total annual sales of a flat $750,000, but no less than $250,000".

    It will be interesting...
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    It doesn't seem that way, but perhaps I'm missing...

    It doesn't seem that way, but perhaps I'm missing something?



    If turnout to the polls is 100 people, then 51 votes will pass it. If only 50 people of those 100 vote on the issue, then 30...
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